Zhone's MXK deploys to 2,000 providers; Google+ may become 2nd most used social networking site

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> Zhone Technologies has reached its 2,000 MXK multiservice access node (MSAN) deployment milestone with over 150 service providers in over 40 countries. Release

> NTT reported that its Q1 net income declined to JPY 153.1 billion (USD 1.96 billion) from JPY 155.9 billion (USD 2.01 billion) in the same quarter last year. Article

> Australia's billing bureau has deployed FTS' charging and billing platforms on virtual platforms and in the cloud. Release  

> Comcast has begun promoting its $10 broadband offering for low-income households--a condition it agreed to when it acquired NBCUniversal--in both Miami and Delaware this week. Article

> Southwest Michigan-based CTS Telecom will deploy ADTRAN's Total Access 5000 as part of its new upgrade to deliver broadband services via a broadband stimulus grant. Release

> Integra Telecom will release its Q2 earnings to debtholders on Wed., Aug. 10. Release

And finally ... Watch out, Twitter: Google may have your number. According to a Bloomberg column, Google's new social networking service will grow to be the social networking tool of choice for 22 percent of all U.S. adults. Article

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